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Brown 26 350,000 Agriculture, fishing and forestry Metals and machines Mines and quarries 300,000 250,000 200,000 150,000 100,000 50,000 0 1901 1911 1921 1931 1941 1951 1961 1971 1981 1991 2001 Note: The data for metals and machines for 2001 is currently not listed on SCROL online census data. Source: Census, occupational volumes, 1901–31, 1951–2001 (the last online). 5 Workers in selected industries, Scotland, 1901–2001. 5 shows the fortunes of three staple sectors of the economy – agriculture, fishing and forestry, metal and machine making, and mining and quarrying.
But the decline of TB left the growth of two major causes of death: heart disease and cancer. 10 demonstrates, cancer deaths rose in an almost precise mirror image of the decline of mortality from TB. In 1900, there were 3,503 cancer deaths, rising to 11,033 in 1960. indd 31 28/1/10 14:29:02 Callum G. 7 Source: 1910 1915 1920 1925 1930 1935 1940 1945 1950 1955 1960 Registrar General (Scotland), Annual Report, 1900–60. 10 1950–2 1960–2 1970–2 1980–2 1990–2 2000 1905 Deaths from tuberculosis and cancer in Scotland, 1900–60.
We expect there to be disagreement, and call upon it. Notes 1. The term, applied to social science by Levi-Strauss in 1962, is influential in cultural studies, arts and philosophy. Derrida said of it: ‘The bricoleur, says LeviStrauss, is someone who uses “the means at hand,” that is, the instruments he finds at his disposition around him, those which are already there, which had not been especially conceived with an eye to the operation for which they are to be used and to which one tries by trial and error to adapt them, not hesitating to change them whenever it appears necessary, or to try several of them at once, even if their form and their origin are heterogenous.